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How Dual Credit at Home’s Study Plans Work

How Dual Credit at Home’s Study Plans Work

Instead of having your kids study the same subjects twice in high school AND college, they can study them once, take an accredited exam, and earn the same amount of traditional college credit by spending less time and less money. Dual Credit at Home will guide your student through 13 college-level exams to satisfy both high school and college core requirements. These exams give students...

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Why Some Teens Earn Dual Credit and Others Don’t

Why Some Teens Earn Dual Credit and Others Don’t

It’s no secret that dual credit options are an increasingly useful solution for homeschooling and high school families, but they may not be for every family. Are you wondering why some families take advantage of dual credit options for their teens while others don’t? This post will explain some of the reasons why students and their parents feel they should or shouldn’t have their students...

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How to Get the Most Out of Attending a Homeschool Convention

How to Get the Most Out of Attending a Homeschool Convention

Have you ever attended a homeschool convention? It’s a great way to connect with other homeschooling parents, try out new curriculum, and network with professionals in the field. You’ll also find great workshops, kids’ programs, and exhibits. This year, I’ll be teaching workshops at the Teach Them Diligently Conventions in Nashville, Atlanta, and Sandusky, the Texas Home School Coalition Conventions in Arlington and The Woodlands,...

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How Dual Credit Works for Homeschooled Students

How Dual Credit Works for Homeschooled Students

Have you ever wondered how homeschooled students can earn dual credit in high school? As a homeschool mom who has taken advantage of dual credit studies in our high school at home for several years, I’d like to share with you exactly how dual credit works so you can decide if and how to implement it in your own homeschool. The term “dual credit” may...

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Six Ways We Make Homeschooling Harder Than It Really Is

Six Ways We Make Homeschooling Harder Than It Really Is

Homeschooling parents, do you ever feel burned out? Pulled in a million directions? Unsure of whether or not you are homeschooling the “right” way? Do you ever second guess your methods? If you’re like me, I have many of these soul-searching moments. What I’ve learned over my many years of homeschooling is that there are ways that we can actually make homeschooling way harder than...

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How to Help Your Homeschool Teen Start Learning Independently

How to Help Your Homeschool Teen Start Learning Independently

As a homeschooling mom, you have many goals for your kids, but perhaps one of the most important is that they become independent learners and thinkers. You want them to show initiative, love learning, and succeed on their own! As your kids enter the teen years, they are more ready than ever to take over their learning, with support from you, of course. As your...

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CLEP & DSST: What’s the Difference?

CLEP & DSST: What’s the Difference?

If you’re considering alternative paths toward college credit, both the CLEP and DSST exams can help you on your journey. Credit-by-exam, as these tests are sometimes called, allows you to skip expensive college classes altogether, and instead prove your knowledge in certain areas to obtain college credits. Homeschool students can use the exams to receive dual credit for both high school and college. (Typically, it’s...

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8 Websites to Help You Study for CLEP & DSST Exams

8 Websites to Help You Study for CLEP & DSST Exams

When it comes to preparing for exams like CLEP and DSST, it really pays to be organized and know the material inside out. These eight websites can help you learn and study so you can rest easy on your exam day. Khan Academy – Khan Academy offers comprehensive videos and practice quizzes to help with college level mathematics, science, and history tests. Ted-Ed – A...

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Enjoy Life and School Again With a Little Organization in 2016

Enjoy Life and School Again With a Little Organization in 2016

When it comes to making the most of your homeschooling days, organization is key, and the most efficient way to keep your family organized is with a schedule. A written schedule will help everyone stay on task, maximize productivity, and work independently. Here are some scheduling tips for better organization. Create a Monthly Calendar Print twelve months of free calendar pages from http://www.pdfcalendar.com/ and put...

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Creating Christmas Traditions with Teens

Creating Christmas Traditions with Teens

One of the best parts of the holiday season is the opportunity to spend quality time with the ones you love. But sometimes it can be hard to find activities that the whole family will enjoy. Are you struggling to find some creative ideas for your older children this Christmas? Here are 10 ideas to help you create some new traditions in your family. 1....

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A Special Christmas Note from Becky

A Special Christmas Note from Becky

I’m almost finished with all the preparations for the family gatherings – both sides of the family always come to our house at Christmas because we have a little more room. Funny how two sides of the same family can be so different! Lots of cousins your age on one side, hardly any on the other. Almost everybody lives in the same town on one...

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